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Week in pictures: London

Hoerengracht installation

Amsterdam's infamous red-light district is to be recreated in central London's National Gallery. The Hoerengracht, by US artists Ed and Nancy Kienholz, opens in November 2009.

Rita and Tom Glenister

An elderly couple who refused to pay an Olympics levy on their council tax bill have said they will "unhappily" pay the amount following a court ruling.

Oliver Kingonzila

Semi-professional footballer Oliver Kingonzila was stabbed to death in Croydon. The 19-year-old's parents say their Christian faith has allowed them to forgive his killers.

art displayed at Heathrow airport's Terminal 5

Two artworks by students from a London college are on display until 31 October at Heathrow airport's Terminal 5. The unveiling of the new works coincided with the London Design Festival.

Herbert Crossman

Herbert Crossman, from Harrow, north-west London, hung from a crane for two hours in Trafalgar Square to protest price hikes.

Gloria Burgos

Gloria Burgos' family paid tribute to the hard-working and loving woman whose was murdered in her London Bridge area cafe on Monday night. A 22-year-old man has been charged.

Black cab on fire

More than 600 black cabs have been pulled from service indefinitely as the manufacturers attempt to find the fault that has led to eight of the iconic taxis bursting into flames.

Romney ewes taken across London Bridge

A herd of 15 Romney ewes were ushered across London Bridge as the freeman exercised their medieval rights in a bid to raise funds for Wellbeing of Women and Orbis charities.

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15 Sep 08 |  London
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17 Sep 08 |  London
Man in upside down cost protest
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